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Governor's Office of Small, Minority 
& Women Business Affairs 

invites you to reserve a seat for our upcoming

Technical Training Classroom

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Governor's Coordinating Offices
First Floor Training Room
100 Community Place
Crownsville, Maryland 21032 

Chamber of Commerce

Networking to get Noticed

10 a.m. - 12 noon

Interested in learning how to network effectively? Learn what words and body language will create the right first impression, along with easy-to-use strategies that can transform conversations from surface chatter to meaningful engagements. You'll leave this session with a standout, authentic elevator pitch that is unique and memorable.  

Our special guest instructors are Keith Scott and Rebecca Klein Scott, co-founders of TALLsmall Productions.

Who should attend? Small business owners who want to improve their networking skills.

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Surety Bonding 101

2 - 4 p.m.

Do you want to learn how Surety Bonding works? Join us for an overview of how commercial and contract surety bonding can grow your financial strength, and learn surety strategies for teaming and joint venture partnerships. You'll gain an insightful understanding of how the underwriting process works, and identify best practices to overcome challenges that are common to small businesses.

Our special guest instructor is Karen Barbour, Founder and President of The Barbour Group.

Who should attend? Small business owners in the construction industry who want to learn how to obtain surety bonding. 

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What you need to know:

There is no cost to attend.
Seating is limited and advance registration is required.
Bring a pen and paper to take notes.
Free parking and guest WiFi are available on-site.
Photo ID is required upon entry to the building.
Café on premises (electronic payment only).

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Small Business Summit hosted by 
the Maryland Bankers Community Reinvestment Group and Morgan State University Entrepreneurial Development & Assistance Center

 Thursday, November 15, 2018
4:00 p.m. –9:00 p.m.
 Morgan State University
Student Center
1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore, MD 21251

This summit will give small business owners the tools and resources to assist in starting and growing existing businesses.

This free Summit will feature:

  • Speed Networking with Business Consultants
  • Meet Procurement Officers Government and Private Industry Leaders
  • One on One Session with a Credit Counselor
  • Panel Discussion on Alternative forms Capital
  • Workshop Sessions: Access to Capital; Manage Your Credit Personal and Business

To register and review the event schedule, click here

Water Reclamation Feasibility Study

Weller Development Company, LLC (“Developer”) is seeking qualifications from consultants and engineers who have significant expertise in water reclamation facilities (“Respondent”).
VIEW OPPORTUNITIES
Copyright © 2018 Weller Development Company, All rights reserved. 

Baltimore District Office  - August 30, 2018

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SBA Baltimore Seeks Nominees 
for 

2019 Maryland Small Business Week Awards Program


The U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Baltimore District Office is accepting nominations for the next Maryland “Small Business Person of the Year,” and to compete for the national title during National Small Business Week, May 5-11, 2019. Nominees are also sought for Small Business Exporter of the Year and a variety of local award categories. The submission deadline is Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Small Business Person of the Year nominees are judged on a variety of criteria, including staying power, growth in employment and sales, innovation of products or services and evidence of contributions to the community.

Local award categories include: Financial Services Champion, Home-Based Small Business, Minority-Owned Small Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Woman-Owned Small Business, Family-Owned Small Business, Entrepreneurial Success, Small Business Exporter, Young Entrepreneur, Rising Star Student Entrepreneur and three industry awards, the Accountant Champion, Insurance Advocate and Attorney Advocate.

Nominations can be made by an individual or an organization. The Maryland program accepts nominations for individuals or businesses operating within the City of Baltimore and all Maryland counties except Prince George’s and Montgomery counties, which are accepted through SBA’s Washington Metro Area District Office. Winners will be announced in late March 2019 and will be honored at the 35th Annual MD Small Business Week Awards Luncheon in Woodlawn, Md. on Thursday, June 6, 2019.

To obtain nomination criteria and submission guidelines, visit us on the web at www.sba.gov/md or contact Rachel Howard at (410) 244-3337 or by email at rachel.howard@sba.gov.

 

Nominate Today!



US Black Chambers, Inc.'s Entrepreneur Training Program
 

Enroll now in this exclusive educational opportunity designed to help USBC members gain access to capital. Our information sessions provide an overview of the program and prepares you for the registration process.

 

University of Phoenix has provided tuition and scholarship awards to qualified business owners to attend these online classes free of charge! Here more about free classes at these information sessions.Get your business better prepared for tomorrow and register today.

 

Official class start dates: May 1, 2018, June 5, 2018July 10, 2018August 14, 2018September 18, 2018October 23, 2018November 27, 2018 and January 15, 2019. All classes are tentatively scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM ET.

  • Looking for advertising and sales tools? Our marketing course will prepare you to not only promote yourself but utilize the latest technological tools to grow revenue for your business.
  • Interested in procurement or supply chain opportunities? Take the cash flow analysis class to develop business development strategies that can help you land your next big contract.
  • Are you making a large purchase or acquisition? The financial statement preparation class can help you understand what a lender looks for when analyzing your loan application.
  • Need connections to larger business opportunities? Work with our USBC Chamber of Commerce leaders to connect to technical assistance providers, city/state business opportunities and other businesses that can be potential strategic alliance or joint venture partners.

Contact Brian Morse at Brian@usblackchambers.org to registerfor this "free" class for US Black Chambers, Inc.'s members.


If you would like to become a member of the US Black Chambers, Inc., click on the following link.

Gain Access to More Opportunities by Becoming a US Black Chambers' Member:

Regular Price: $199.99

*Click Here to Get Started! - Click here

Contact Brian Morse - Brian@usblackchambers.org to get started!

 

Open Recruitments

      • Highway Engineering Manager—Executive Service (MDTA)
      • Asset Control and Damage Recovery Specialist (MDTA)
      • ITS and Electrical Engineer (MDTA)
      • Transportation Facility Maintenance Worker III (MDTA)
      • Agency Procurement Specialist II (SHA)

These recruitments are open to anyone, both internal and external people may apply. You can find these our website page at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/mdotmd

OFFICE MANAGER/EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT 

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking a full-time Office Manager/Executive Assistant to support Operations for a Professional Asset Management Client in Baltimore.

The Firm and its affiliates bring in excess of 100 years of experience in financing and fostering small, minority, women, and veteran owned businesses.  The Firm offers a complete portfolio of financing products and strategic services to advance companies to the next level.

Under the direct supervision of the partners, the Office Manager shall carry out operational and administrative support for the Family of Funds. He/She will also supervise the administrative staff, oversee general office administration, and provide back-up support for the administrative staff.

For more information, visit: 


Laborers Needed for Construction Clean Up!!!!

Keller Professional Services, Inc. is seeking qualified laborers to join its Construction Clean-up Crew for construction projects throughout Baltimore City. Prior construction experience is helpful but not required.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a resident of Baltimore City
  • Must be available to work 6:30am to 3:00pm with overtime as needed (including Saturdays)
  • Must have the strength and endurance to lift heavy debris (50 pounds)
  • Must have the desire and drive to work
  • Must be able to pass a drug screening (upon application and randomly)
  • Criminal Backgrounds considered on an individual basis
  • Two forms of valid ID (Social Security Card and State photo ID/Birth Certificate/or Green Card)
  • 1 Year's experience as a laborer is needed.

Please complete our on-line application in order to be contacted for an interview.

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